Explore Lupembe in Angola
Lupembe in the region of Cunene is a place in Angola - some 551 mi or ( 887 km ) South of Luanda , the country's capital city .
Time in Lupembe is now 09:03 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Luanda " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ulundo, Techiulo, Ondjiva, Omutele, and Namibe. Since you are here already, consider visiting Ulundo . Where to go and what to see in Lupembe ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
South African Border War
The South African Border War, commonly referred to as the Angolan Bush War in South Africa, was a conflict that took place from 1966 to 1989 largely in South-West Africa and Angola between South Africa and its allied forces on the one side and the Angolan government, South-West Africa People's Organisation (SWAPO), and their allies on the other. It was closely intertwined with the Angolan Civil War and the Namibian War of Independence.
Located at -16.74 14.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Xangongo Airport is an airport near Xangongo, Angola. It was built by the Cubans in 1988 as a forward airbase during the last campaign against apartheid South Africa in the Angolan Civil War.
Located at -16.76 14.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Operation Protea was a military operation during the South African Border War and Angolan Civil War in which South African Defence Forces (SADF) destroyed a number of SWAPO bases in Angola. During the operation, which took place from August 23 to September 4, 1981, up to 5,000 SADF soldiers occupied Cunene province, Angola.
Located at -16.75 14.97 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Battle of Mufilo
The Battle of Mufilo was a battle occurring on 27 August 1907, in the southwest of Portuguese Angola, during the Ovambo resistance to Portuguese colonization.
Located at -16.80 14.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
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